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Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

Learning to cook on a budget

Our youth cooking group recently made ground beef burritos. They made a variety of toppings to go on the burritos including black beans, jalapenos, onions and chipotle salsa. The youth also leaned how to make pico del gallo from scratch. ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 27, 2020

Covenant House Vancouver is a Lyft partner

Covenant House Vancouver has partnered with Lyft so that your small donations can help make a positive change for youth experiencing homelessness. When you ride with Lyft you can round up your payments to the nearest dollar and donate the ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 24, 2020

2019 Impact Report

Covenant House Vancouver is committed to providing the best possible care for youth 16-24 and treating them with unconditional love and absolute respect. We believe in transparency and fiscal responsibility, ensuring our organization is always in the best position possible ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 23, 2020

It’s International Mentoring Day!

Our Mentorship Program gives youth the opportunity to develop healthy and trusting one-to-one relationships with responsible adults. Mentors are adult role-models that commit to supporting a young person to achieve their goals over the course of one year. To celebrate ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 17, 2020

Fun with Fondue

For many of our youth, before coming to Covenant House Vancouver, they have not experienced healthy recreation activities on a regular basis. Some of our youth have very few sober friends or connections, and their “fun” activities in the past ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 16, 2020

Kindhearted Gennie makes an impact at our Crisis Program

Gennie stayed at Covenant House Vancouver in our Crisis Program for a period of three months and in that time, she achieved the goals she set out for herself. Gennie remained determined, motivated and positive during her stay even when she was struggling with ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 15, 2020

Big thanks to Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy!

The amazing crew at Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy collected clothing for our free clothing room and food items for Covey’s Cupboard. At Covey’s Cupboard youth can access a food bag once a month and bags are created both for youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 14, 2020